Parker Pitcher of the Year; Adams Coach of the Year in post-season awards
FOLSOM, CA (5/30/2022) -- Palomar landed three All-Americans and three All-SoCal players at the post-season awards voting at the CCCAA State Baseball Tournament. Logan Parker was named the Pitcher of the year. Jack Sanders received the Big Stick Award and Ben Adams was named Coach of the Year.
Logan Parker -- All-American/Pitcher of the Year
Logan Parker (Del Notre) was named the CCCAA State Pitcher of the Year and was voted an All-American. In 17 appearances, 16 starts, Parker worked his way to a 10-2 record in 101.2 innings pitched. He finished the season with a 3.81 ERA and 84 strikeouts. He allowed 59 runs on 101 hits and walked only 23 batters. He gave up 16 doubles, one triple, and one home run. Opponents hit .255 against him. Parker was undefeated heading into the playoffs this season. Known for his consistency and longevity, Parker went an average of 6.0 innings this season. His longest outing was 8.1 innings against Southwestern College in which he allowed four runs on seven hits. He had a season-high eight strikeouts against LA Valley College.
Jack Sanders -- All American/Big Stick
Jack Sanders (Poway) worked his way into the starting lineup after showing off his offensive power, earning him the Big Stick Award and All-American status. Hitting .456 this season, Sanders was at or near the top in the State the entire season. He recorded seven home runs and 45 RBI. But that's not all he can do. He had one grand slam this season, coming against Imperial Valley College. After recording a big hit, Sanders would then turn on the wheels and race his way to extra bags all season. Sanders finished with 125 total bases and totaled 11 stolen bases, the most on the team. His season-ending slash line was .456/.510/.687. Playing defensively in rightfield, Sanders recorded 78 putouts.
Devlin Lindeman -- All-American
Working as the lead-off batter for the entire second half of the season, Devlin Lindeman (Temescal Canyon), was the state home run king, finishing with 15 on the season. Lindeman had 65 runs and 69 hits, including 13 doubles, three triples, and his 15 home runs. He had a team-high 64 RBI, second-best in the state, for a total of 133 bases. Lindeman used his skillset as a catcher to keep an eye on balls and strikes and worked his way to 40 walks on the season. He recorded one grand slam this season against San Diego City College and also recorded a walk-off homerun against the Knights. His slash line was .363/.473/.700. Working behind the plate, Lindeman was the workhorse, catching in every game except one. He finished the season with 356 putouts and caught 16 runners stealing.
Dylan Delvecchio -- All-SoCal
Dylan Delvecchio (Mission Hills) was also a starting pitcher for the Comets this season. Returning from the 2020 season, Delvecchio and Lindeman worked together to finish the season with 117 strikeouts, a state second-best. On the mound, Delvecchio finished the season with an 8-2 record and a 3.46 ERA. In 93.2 innings pitched, he allowed 54 runs on 98 hits. He averaged 10.86 strikeouts a game. This season he allowed 13 doubles, three triples, and six home runs. Opponents hit .260 against him. Delvecchio is committed to Tarleton State University.
Kyle Harvey -- All SoCal
Kyle Harvey, a bounceback from Colorado Mesa, and San Marcos High alumni was a clutch hitter for the Comets this season. He recorded 48 hits and scored 28 runs for the Comets. He recorded 11 doubles and two triples for 29 RBI. In the playoffs, Harvey was 5-11 with an RBI and helped propel the Comets to the Final Four State Tournament. His slash line was .390/.462/.512. Harvey was the third baseman for the Comets this season and recorded 17 putouts and 66 assists from across the diamond.
Bryson Hashimoto -- All-SoCal
Bryson Hashimoto (Santa Fe Christian/Washington State University) was another clutch hitter for the Comets, often collecting the first hit of the game to get the Comets going in their high-scoring games. He had 78 hits and scored 51 runs. He had 15 doubles and five home runs on the season. He worked a walk 14 times and stolen five bases this season. At second base, Hashimoto had 81 putouts and 109 assists, including 15 double plays. In the Regional Finals round of playoffs, Hashimoto was 7-9 against Saddleback College with one RBI. Hashimoto is committed to Point Loma Nazarene.
Ben Adams -- Coach of the Year
Leading the Comets to their third Final Four appearance in program history, Ben Adams was named Coach of the Year. His Comets were crowned PCAC Champions a week before they finished their conference schedule.